PodcastEchoes of the Archipelago


Introducing: Echoes of the Archipelago, a podcast presented by The Indo Project, an international non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the unique heritage of the Dutch East Indies. Host Gerald van Wilgen invites members of the diaspora community to join him in reflecting on their experiences and exploring the challenges of preserving their disappearing culture in a changing world. This podcast serves as a platform for discussion and reflection on the triumphs and struggles of migration and cultural preservation. Through these conversations, we aim to reveal the rich tapestry of culture, history, and identity that defines this community.

Click on the link below to listen to our new trailer.
The first episode of this series of 6 will be posted later this month.
Also available on Apple, Spotify and other channels where you get your podcast.


5 – Expression of Indoism in Art

In this fifth episode, we explore the Indo community’s diverse artistic endeavors. From traditional paintings to modern installations, we uncover how Indoism influences and inspires artists to showcase their heritage and identity through their work. Guests: Talia Fernandez, Jennifer Ripassa, and Annastasia Nalapraya. Host: Gerald van Wilgen. Presented by: The Indo Project. Produced by: Gerald…

4 – Discovering Your Roots

In this fourth episode, Gerald engages in a conversation with two guests: Jane Vogel Mantiri and Christiaan Verbeek. Join us as he delves into their fascinating tales of heritage, uncovering the threads that connect them to their past and shape their present. Get ready to explore the depths of their ancestry and unearth the stories…

3 – Coming to America

In this third episode, Gerald dives into the captivating tales of two guests Hanneke Olson en Andries “John” Rijnders. They embarked on the transformative journey of immigrating to the United States. Join us, as we unravel the narratives of courage, resilience, and hope that shape the immigrant experience. Guests: Hanneke Olson, Andries “John” Rijnders Host:…

2 – Transgenerational Trauma

In this second episode, Gerald and guests explore the profound impact of transgenerational trauma, examining how historical events shape the psychological well-being of subsequent generations and delving into ways to acknowledge, address, and break the cycle of inherited trauma for healing and resilience. Experts and personal stories contribute insights into the lasting effects and coping…

1 – Why the Indo Project?

In this first episode, host Gerald van Wilgen engages in a discussion with the executive board members of The Indo Project. They explore the reasons behind their involvement and delve into the purpose and mission of The Indo Project. Guests:  Jeff Keasberry, Priscilla McMullen, Maureen de Schepper, and Patricia Teunisse. Host: Gerald van Wilgen. Presented by…

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of The Indo Project. The content provided in this podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional, legal, or medical advice. Listeners are encouraged to seek the advice of qualified professionals regarding any specific questions or concerns they may have. The Indo Project makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information provided in this podcast. The Indo Project will not be liable for any errors or omissions in the content or for any damages arising from the use or reliance on the information provided herein.

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